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Corry Bijster (Soprano)

Born: January 15, 1905 - Haarlem, the Netherlands
Died: 1998

The Dutch soprano, Corry Bijster, made her debut in 1933. At first mainly lieder and oratorio. She also appeared many times in the radio-concerts. Concert tours through the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland. After 1946 also with the Nederlandse Opera and at the Holland Festival. She sang mainly Mozart-roles and had in 1956 with the role of Konstanze in Entführung aus dem Serail great success in Glyndebourne.

After her singing-career, Corry Bijster became a singing-teacher in her born-place Haarlem.

Source: Dutch Divas Website; Ruud Janssen (February 2006)
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Aryeh Oron (April 2002)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Piet van Egmond

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BWV 244 [1st]

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Dutch Divas: sopranos - part 2

 

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